Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Older, Classic & Antique Trucks > 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?


1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 1987 - 1996 Ford F-150, F-250, F-350 and larger pickups - including the 1997 heavy-duty F250/F350+ trucks

Welcome to Ford-Trucks Forums!
Welcome to Ford-Trucks.com.

You are currently viewing our forums as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join the Ford-Trucks Forums community today!





 
Reply
 
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #601  
Old 05-10-2014, 04:43 AM
75Three90's Avatar
75Three90 75Three90 is offline
Postmaster
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Santa Fe Tx
Posts: 2,947
75Three90 has a very good reputation on FTE.75Three90 has a very good reputation on FTE.75Three90 has a very good reputation on FTE.75Three90 has a very good reputation on FTE.
Awesome work wes keep up the good work
__________________
ROBERT FTE TEXAS CHAPTER LEADER

1999 F250 3in dp, 5in exaughst. 4in lift 35's.
Reply With Quote
  #602  
Old 05-16-2014, 03:06 PM
SideWinder4.9l's Avatar
SideWinder4.9l SideWinder4.9l is offline
Skipper of the KY Chapter
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Eastern Ky
Posts: 8,486
SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.
Wesley R. Cole
Just a small update. Took Michelle in for the reaming 2 tires she needed.

$177.31 for 2, Mastercraft P235/75/15's mounted, balanced and the guy rotated the other new ones to the front for free.

Also, diagnosed 2 issues.

#1) The Axle Pivot bushings are SHOT. When I take off, I sometimes hear the classic "Clunk!" from it wiggling around. I already have the new bushings ($35.00? I can't remember) and the guy will install them for $80.00 (Sounds high, til you realize I have 0 air tools, no lift, and no truly level ground OR the ball joint press ($60.00-300.00) to do it with, and then the added part of me with back issues.)

#2) The truck kinda does a little "Bunny hop" when lightly braking from 35mph to a stop.

I had previously replaced the Rear Brake Drums with the new ones off Ethel, the 1994 F-150 I had previously (Was only installed 3 months before the accident). As I suspected, they were getting oblonged/worn in an elliptical shape, rather than round.

Cost for that is:

Labor for entire axle:$50.00
Turning each brake Drum down: $15/side, so $30.00
Brake Shoes: $35-ish (Gonna put Motorcraft on this time. I HATE the Wearever's from the partshouses.

So, to recap...Another $200.00 will have everything driving and stopping correctly!

*Also, Michelle turned 219,000 miles old yesterday.
__________________
Wesley-KY Chapter Leader
1992 F-150 Michelle-300I6 w/ 5 Speed
Hurst Short Throw Shifter & Not enough gear!

19.31 E/T @ 68.78mph in a 1/4 mile
Reply With Quote
  #603  
Old 05-16-2014, 08:48 PM
Eddiec1564 Eddiec1564 is offline
Posting Guru
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Arcadia, Fla
Posts: 2,090
Eddiec1564 has a good reputation on FTE.Eddiec1564 has a good reputation on FTE.Eddiec1564 has a good reputation on FTE.
Quote:
Originally Posted by SideWinder4.9l View Post



So, to recap...Another $200.00 will have everything driving and stopping correctly!

*Also, Michelle turned 219,000 miles old yesterday.
That's sure better than $200 each and every month on a new vehicle!
__________________
95 E350 460/E4od 4.10 The Bus
89 F250 2x4 300/AOD 3.55
84 F250 4x4 300/np435 3.55 The BLUE MULE
85 Plymouth Caravelle
73 Buick LeSabre
Reply With Quote
  #604  
Old 05-16-2014, 09:10 PM
blue924.9's Avatar
blue924.9 blue924.9 is offline
Posting Guru
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 1,336
blue924.9 is starting off with a positive reputation.
wes any chance you got the courser at/2 tires by mastercraft
__________________
No matter how hard the "gangstas" try..... My tractor will always have bigger rims than their lowriders
Reply With Quote
  #605  
Old 05-19-2014, 12:37 AM
SideWinder4.9l's Avatar
SideWinder4.9l SideWinder4.9l is offline
Skipper of the KY Chapter
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Eastern Ky
Posts: 8,486
SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.
Wesley R. Cole
Quote:
Originally Posted by blue924.9 View Post
wes any chance you got the courser at/2 tires by mastercraft
I just know they're Mastercraft A/T's and I love them...lol.

I'll be sure to check them out tomorrow for you.
__________________
Wesley-KY Chapter Leader
1992 F-150 Michelle-300I6 w/ 5 Speed
Hurst Short Throw Shifter & Not enough gear!

19.31 E/T @ 68.78mph in a 1/4 mile
Reply With Quote
  #606  
Old 06-01-2014, 03:12 AM
SideWinder4.9l's Avatar
SideWinder4.9l SideWinder4.9l is offline
Skipper of the KY Chapter
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Eastern Ky
Posts: 8,486
SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.
Wesley R. Cole
Michelle is 220,000 miles old!

She finally is 220,000 miles old now; Actually is about 220,400 atm.

Did a small trip the other day; 251 miles and filled up for 12.8 gallons which equals 19.6 mpg in very mixed conditions and a HOT day.
__________________
Wesley-KY Chapter Leader
1992 F-150 Michelle-300I6 w/ 5 Speed
Hurst Short Throw Shifter & Not enough gear!

19.31 E/T @ 68.78mph in a 1/4 mile
Reply With Quote
  #607  
Old 06-04-2014, 11:39 AM
SideWinder4.9l's Avatar
SideWinder4.9l SideWinder4.9l is offline
Skipper of the KY Chapter
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Eastern Ky
Posts: 8,486
SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.
Wesley R. Cole
Yesterday I picked up a pack of fuses and went through my fuseblock, sorting it out.

Now all the fuses are correct and got my Power Point sorted out; The plug had gotten bad. But now it's all working again, just need to toss a new plug in.

Slowly getting things ready to simply replace every part of the AC System except the Compressor and Condenser.
__________________
Wesley-KY Chapter Leader
1992 F-150 Michelle-300I6 w/ 5 Speed
Hurst Short Throw Shifter & Not enough gear!

19.31 E/T @ 68.78mph in a 1/4 mile
Reply With Quote
  #608  
Old 06-06-2014, 01:51 AM
SideWinder4.9l's Avatar
SideWinder4.9l SideWinder4.9l is offline
Skipper of the KY Chapter
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Eastern Ky
Posts: 8,486
SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.
Wesley R. Cole
Today I went to a friends' house and checked the compression on 5 of the 6 cylinders (It got too dark for #6).

Here's my findings:

#1: 137 psi
#2: 133 psi
#3: 133 psi
#4: 133 psi
#5: 150 psi*

All plugs were roughly .054" gaps; So I just re-gapped them at .054" and called it good.


Upon pulling the #5 Plug Wire off the Plug, the little metal connector out of the boot. So no idea how long it's been like that. Friggin' Duracrap Plug Wires.
__________________
Wesley-KY Chapter Leader
1992 F-150 Michelle-300I6 w/ 5 Speed
Hurst Short Throw Shifter & Not enough gear!

19.31 E/T @ 68.78mph in a 1/4 mile
Reply With Quote
  #609  
Old 07-18-2014, 07:02 PM
SideWinder4.9l's Avatar
SideWinder4.9l SideWinder4.9l is offline
Skipper of the KY Chapter
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Eastern Ky
Posts: 8,486
SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.
Wesley R. Cole
As of 5am this morning, I smacked the hell out of a frickin' deer with mine.

Luckily, it just caught its head and knocked it away.

randomly and amazingly, it didn't hurt anything but to crack a turn signal lense (I have a spare set) and it shattered the HOUSING of the D/S Headlight. Lens was intact, and no issues. WTF.

Anyways...I'll fix it when I can.

Oh, and Michelle rolled over to 222,088 miles in the driveway this morning.
__________________
Wesley-KY Chapter Leader
1992 F-150 Michelle-300I6 w/ 5 Speed
Hurst Short Throw Shifter & Not enough gear!

19.31 E/T @ 68.78mph in a 1/4 mile
Reply With Quote
  #610  
Old 07-26-2014, 07:24 PM
SideWinder4.9l's Avatar
SideWinder4.9l SideWinder4.9l is offline
Skipper of the KY Chapter
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Eastern Ky
Posts: 8,486
SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.
Wesley R. Cole
222,450 miles

Greased the hinge area of my tailgate and did some lubing of the handle pivots as well.

no more hanging tailgate handle, and everything latches/moves like day 1 again.

Also cleaned the cab out, and did a thorough cleaning of the windshield.




On another note, I'm up for another oil change.
__________________
Wesley-KY Chapter Leader
1992 F-150 Michelle-300I6 w/ 5 Speed
Hurst Short Throw Shifter & Not enough gear!

19.31 E/T @ 68.78mph in a 1/4 mile
Reply With Quote
  #611  
Old 08-12-2014, 05:02 PM
SideWinder4.9l's Avatar
SideWinder4.9l SideWinder4.9l is offline
Skipper of the KY Chapter
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Eastern Ky
Posts: 8,486
SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.
Wesley R. Cole
222,900 Mi

Rotated the tires RF to LR and LF to RR. Next rotation will be Front to Rear.


Still needing an oil change; But today I removed the fiberglass portion of the Cervini's hood, and the wheel arch trim. Seems the trim has been allowing rust to propagate.
__________________
Wesley-KY Chapter Leader
1992 F-150 Michelle-300I6 w/ 5 Speed
Hurst Short Throw Shifter & Not enough gear!

19.31 E/T @ 68.78mph in a 1/4 mile
Reply With Quote
  #612  
Old 10-02-2014, 09:31 AM
SideWinder4.9l's Avatar
SideWinder4.9l SideWinder4.9l is offline
Skipper of the KY Chapter
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Eastern Ky
Posts: 8,486
SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.
Wesley R. Cole
226,500mi

My inner pinterest ***** kicked in at work last night...

This is the final product from last night. I really couldn't see paying $50-100 for another 22 year old Dash Pad that'll inevitably crack just like this one did.
So my inner Pinterest-man came out in me at work last night.
Less than $10 and still have a ton of fabric left over to do my Map Pockets. Will need 2 more yards to re-cover my Headliner... Still less than $15.00 though.


Click the image to open in full size.

Also, painted my E brake assembly and pedal "Arms" with gloss black paint:


Click the image to open in full size.
__________________
Wesley-KY Chapter Leader
1992 F-150 Michelle-300I6 w/ 5 Speed
Hurst Short Throw Shifter & Not enough gear!

19.31 E/T @ 68.78mph in a 1/4 mile
Reply With Quote
  #613  
Old 10-02-2014, 09:58 AM
ewalt98's Avatar
ewalt98 ewalt98 is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Bitterroots of Montana
Posts: 308
ewalt98 is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.
Cool;
My wife walked by and commented on the dash cover....she approved
__________________
__________________________________________________ __________
1988 F350 4x4 RC 5.8L ZF 5sp - hunting/hauling/mtb biking/fun truck
2003 F150 4x4 SCREW 5.4L - DD when it snows
1985 Porsche 944 - DD if it doesn't snow
VW Westy/Triumph GT6 (resto mod in progress)
2003 Subi Forester - family car
Reply With Quote
  #614  
Old 10-02-2014, 10:13 AM
SideWinder4.9l's Avatar
SideWinder4.9l SideWinder4.9l is offline
Skipper of the KY Chapter
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Eastern Ky
Posts: 8,486
SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.SideWinder4.9l has a spectacular reputation.
Wesley R. Cole
Quote:
Originally Posted by ewalt98 View Post
Cool;
My wife walked by and commented on the dash cover....she approved

BAHAHAHA! That's awesome.
__________________
Wesley-KY Chapter Leader
1992 F-150 Michelle-300I6 w/ 5 Speed
Hurst Short Throw Shifter & Not enough gear!

19.31 E/T @ 68.78mph in a 1/4 mile
Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2014, 10:13 AM
 
 
 
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Extang Soft Tonneau Review SideWinder4.9l Bed Covers, Tonneau covers, Toppers/Canopies & Bed liners 3 06-05-2011 02:21 AM
Got a few questions-Thinking bout taking a run on the 1/4 mile SideWinder4.9l 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 13 05-18-2011 09:48 PM
My *New* truck-1976 Dodge 1 ton SideWinder4.9l General Automotive Discussion 43 04-20-2011 01:03 PM
Truck repaint-Keep the color or not? SideWinder4.9l 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 20 02-04-2011 06:51 PM
Simply Ethel.....*PICS* SideWinder4.9l 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 3 12-03-2010 11:09 PM


Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Older, Classic & Antique Trucks > 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks

Tags
1992, 1996, 2006, build, code, coupon, f150, f250, f350, financial, ideas, lmc, member, mpg, powered, project, regional, truck, v6, vbulletin

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Forum Jump



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:54 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 AC1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Advertising - Terms of Use - Privacy Statement - Jobs
This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. FordŽ is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.

vbulletin Admin Backup